MetLife is the largest life insurance company in the U.S. It provides life, home, health, auto, and even pet insurance. MetLife offers top-notch careers in fields ranging from software development and engineering to cybersecurity and data science. Focused on ESG and giving back, MetLife has contributed nearly $1 billion to communities in need of financial assistance, disaster relief, education funding, and other services.

Company Stats


Employer Type




10,001+ Employees


Major Office Locations

Charlotte, NC



Michael A. Khalaf

About the Company

MetLife was founded in 1863 as the National Union Life and Limb Insurance Company, which was more than just a clever name. Its mission was to insure Civil War soldiers who had disabilities or who suffered illnesses in the aftermath of battle. Not too long after, the company began selling life insurance policies and changed its name to Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. By World War II, MetLife had the resources at its disposal to be the largest private contributor to the Allied Forces. Today, MetLife is the largest life insurer in the U.S.

MetLife offers a variety of life insurance and disability insurance products, dental and vision insurance, vehicle insurance, homeowners’ insurance, and even pet insurance. Prospective employees might be interested in any number of support positions that are available, as well as opportunities ...

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